Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
ringing this time around. and virginia's 2013 fight between the clintons, the tea party for governor is shockingly close. new numbers show it's even more interesting if a major republican decides to make it an independent three-way race. it's going to be a big deal for 2013 and 2016. don't ignore this. >> good morning from the great state of indiana. >> it's wednesday, february 20th of 2013. >> and this is "the daily rundown." now here's chuck todd. >> thank you, hoosiers. a day after a campaign style event with first responders, the president intensifies his public push to avert the automatic budget cuts that come next friday. he's doing interviews today with eight local tv anchors from around the country. charleston to wichita, cloak city, honolulu. arguing that investment is needed to grow the economy. those are big military towns. he wants to talk about infrastructure in what he talks about in the state of the union address. note that most of these markets are about military presence, so he wants potential questions about furloughs. white house is calling it a fix it first policy
Feb 18, 2013 9:00am EST
through, barack obama versus hillary clinton. these are not ideological primers and these -- >> takes longer to heal. >> takes longer to heal. and whether it's the club for growth or whether it's carl's group -- >> i agree with robert on that. these nominees will be chosen on the ground. all right. sara taylor fagen, robert gibbs, thank you both. up next, president obama tees up with tiger. rand paul on whether he's ready to run. and while jessie jackson's troubles grow, the list. candidates to replace him is shrinking. and then there's a big name new yorker set to spend millions miles from home. but in honor of president's day, washington and lincoln are the most common presidential names for places in the united states. which president's name comes in at number three. so washington, lincoln, think lincoln county, all that business. which presidential surname is number three. person to tweet the correct answer gets an on-air shout-out. coming up. we'll be right back. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where d
Feb 19, 2013 9:00am EST
, democrats did a lot of obama fund-raising and goodbye hillary clinton fund-raisi fund-raising. republicans struggled with some news on that front in order to raise money. it was a tough month for republicans to raise month. a u.s. security company is blaming china for 141 cases of computer hacking. a security firm says it's traced the hacking to one specific chiens building in shanghai's pudong district. china says their government does not engage in computer hacking. sure you do. up next, cuts and consequences. while president obama brings out the bully pulpit, we're bringing out some big guns. >> wake up. emotion, fear, guilt, ray schism, and all the crap that goes with this and use your brain. >> alan simpson moments ago, not holding back on what believes needs to be fix the country's retirement problems. you're watching "the daily rundown." let's see what you got. rv -- covered. why would you pay for a hotel? i never do. motorcycles -- check. atv. i ride those. do you? no. boat. house. hello, dear. hello. hello. oh! check it -- [ loud r&b on car radio ] i'm going on break!
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
tune. and a democratic governor is getting a big hand. bill clinton lends his star power to the virginia race that we won't be able to stop talking about all year. but first, take a look at today's politics planner. the new prime minister of japan comes to the white house today. this is the fifth japanese prime minister since president obama was sworn in for his first term. but this is the first rerun for prime minister abe. my insurance rates are probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? [ male announcer ] whether it's mom's smartphone... dad's tablet... lauren's smartphone... or kevin's smartphone... at&t mobile share makes it affordable for the whole family to share data on all their devices. and when you connect a tablet, you save $100. ♪ at&t. rethink possible. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but after one day's use, dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs. so ditch your